Absolute beginners and seasoned artists welcome! Whether you are picking up a paintbrush for the first time, or refining techniques you have practiced for years, you will find a supportive, fun and enriching atmosphere at Lux. Take some time to look over our course offerings, and feel free to contact us if you need guidance while choosing a class. See you in the studio!
Listen, learn, and contribute at Studio Series, an ongoing lecture series that features a casual wine reception followed by an interactive discussion with our current artist-in-residence. This popular event routinely sells out, so be sure to register early.
Take advantage of the unique opportunity to explore art through an open dialogue with trained Lux Liaisons. Liaisons are on hand to the general public during open hours, or available for reserved guided tours. We offer a range of tour experiences to serve the public: pre-K through 8th grade school groups, high school and college student groups, and adult community groups.
Groups are welcome during open gallery hours (Thursdays, 1:00pm-5:00pm). We kindly ask that you book at least one week in advance.
Be the first to see the work of Rachel Mica Weiss and meet the artist at the opening reception. A fun evening with live music, drinks, and incredible art! 6pm-7pm Member Preview: free valet, hors d'oeuvres, light refreshments & entertainment. This part of the event is exclusively for members. 7pm-9pm Public Reception: drinks, live music and amazing art. CLICK HERE TO RSVP MORE >
Please join us for Rachel Mica Weiss' Studio Series on November 29th. Experience a unique opportunity, as Resident Artist Rachel Mica Weiss leads an engaging discussion about both her work and artistic process. -6:00pm to 7:00pm- Art LoungeLive music, wheel throwing demonstration, drinks, hors d'oeuvres & light refreshments. -7:00pm to 8pm- Artist Talk -8pm to 8:30pm- Artist Pavilion Reopens Further Questions: Please contact our Visitor Services team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 760-436-6611. About the Artist: Rachel Mica Weiss received a B.A. in Psychology from Oberlin College in 2008 and continued on to complete her M.F.A at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2012. She received the 2011 Murphy & Cadogan Fellowship in 2011. After her studies, Weiss relocated to New York City. She has exhibited in solo exhibitions at LMAK Gallery in New York, NY; Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, MA; Fridman Gallery in New York, NY; and the San Francisco Art Commission, San Francisco, CA. Furthermore. Weiss has completed permanent public installations at the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; Allen Center in Houston, TX; 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, NY; the Ashland in Brooklyn, NY; and the MediaMath's 4 World Trade Center office. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER MORE >
Please join us for Ashley V. Blalock's Reception & Artist Talk on December 7th. Experience a unique opportunity, as Featured Local Artist Ashley V. Blalock leads an engaging discussion about both her work and artistic process. -6pm to 7:00pm- Art LoungeLive music, wheel throwing demonstration, drinks, hors d'oeuvres & light refreshments. -7:00pm to 8pm- Artist TalkListen and engage with Ashley during her Studio Talk. Further Questions: Please contact our Visitor Services team at email@example.com or call 760-436-6611. About the Artist: Keeping Up Appearances is a continually evolving series of large-scale site-specific works by San Diego artist Ashley V. Blalock. Vivid red crochet doilies consume the gallery space as these oversized ornamental objects challenge notions of control and domesticity. The viewer is enveloped in a delicately stunning yet uncomfortably intrusive installation of antiquated artifacts that challenge perceptions of daily life. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER MORE >
Visiting artist Vicki Walsh has a skilled approach to teaching color theory with clear and personally designed instruction for handling paint safely and using color in an inspiring way. Participants come away from this class with a thorough understanding of color and value, and a systematic approach to palette creation that will allow them to use the oil medium with skill and confidence, all while experimenting with subject matter personal to their own artistic interests. Limited to 10 students. Wednesday, January 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb, 6, 13, 20, 27 If you have any questions about registration, please contact our education team at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 760-436-6611. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER MORE >
Representing the world we see is the very reason oil paint was invented and it’s the first thing we wish to understand when we are learning to paint. Visiting artist and teacher Alex Schaefer will teach the process of painting step by step from start to finish. To complement a technical foundation, lessons in art history and color theory will demonstrate ways of seeing while building a sense of personal style and expression. This is the ideal course for the beginning painter and an enlightening experience for the advanced artist as well! Saturday, January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 23, March 2 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER MORE >